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Men’s and Women’s Cross Country: Warhawks finish middle of the pack

November 20, 2013

  By Justin Woodard The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s cross country teams have finished middle of the pack in most of their races this season and the result was no different this past weekend at the Midwest Regional in Rock Island, Ill. The men finished 19th out of 39 teams and the...

Men’s Rugby: ‘Hawks now 9-0 after WIIL play

November 13, 2013

  By Justin Woodard The men’s club rugby team dominated the competition during the weekend like they have all season in order to advance to the Sweet 16 in two weeks in Virginia. The Warhawks defeated Western Illinois, 46-3, on Saturday, Nov. 9 in the WIIL Conference Final Four, and they...

Volleyball: `Hawks go 2-2 in Invite

Volleyball: `Hawks go 2-2 in Invite

October 16, 2013

  By Justin Woodard After an emotional ceremony to dedicate the locker room in honor of former Warhawk Lisa Panici, the No. 18-ranked UW-Whitewater volleyball team split the weekend home invite, 2-2, and improved their overall record to 20-7. The two-day event started early on Friday afternoon...

Cross Country: Men take seventh at Griak, women twenty-first

Jaclyn Rowe

October 2, 2013

  By Justin Woodard Jeff Miller, head coach of both the men’s and women’s cross country teams, has emphasized each week he wants his runners to improve, and the two teams will have a better idea of where they are at competitively after the Griak Invitational. The invite, hosted annually...

Volleyball: Warhawks look ahead to NCAA Tourney

November 6, 2012

  By Justin Woodard Despite falling short of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament title over the weekend, the Warhawk volleyball team looks to succeed in the NCAA tournament after receiving their 21st consecutive bid. UW-Eau Claire ended the Warhawks’ hopes of...

Warhawks’ defensive ‘fource’

September 19, 2012

In football, the main focus is more often than not aimed toward the offense. But UW-Whitewater’s defense line, made up of junior linebackers Kyle Wismer, Ryan Cortez, Cole Klotz and senior Josh Williams, shouldn’t be overlooked. The four led the Warhawk defense to an undefeated season in 2011,...

UW-W softball team finishes second in WIAC Tournament

May 9, 2012

The softball team had a chance to win the WIAC Tournament on Sunday and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, but fell short. Because it is a double-elimination tournament, the Warhawks needed one win over UW-River Falls but fell short twice. With the win in the first game of the tourna...

Freshman making an early impact

April 25, 2012

Lexie Sondgeroth is only a freshman at UW-Whitewater and she is already making a name for herself as a successful track athlete. She currently holds a total of eight season-best times, four from the indoor season and four from the outdoor season. From the indoor season, she holds season bests in the...

Women’s tennis team goes 3-1 on trip

April 4, 2012

The women’s tennis team came back to Wisconsin with some success after defeating three of the four schools they played on their spring break trip in Georgia and South Carolina.   On March 24, the Warhawks defeated Carleton College 5-2 and Graceland University 9-0. On March 27, they went t...

Successful weekend for track and field

March 14, 2012

The men’s and women’s track and field teams finished eighth and 21st respectively at the NCAA  Division-III Indoor Championships this last weekend. The Warhawks sent 10 athletes to Grinnell College for the championships in Iowa. Two of the three women and five of the seven men earned All-American...

Women’s hoops making late push

February 22, 2012

The Warhawk women’s basketball team will carry a six game win-streak into the conference tournament after defeating UW-River Falls 67-61 Saturday afternoon. Sophomore guard Mary Merg said she is looking forward to the tournament. “Our expectations have been the same all year,” Merg said. “We wan...

Gymnastics team brings in more out-of-state freshman, system produces results

February 8, 2012

Unlike many sports programs on campus, the gymnastics team is loaded with athletes from states other than Wisconsin. This year’s class of freshman gymnasts is no different. All five of them are from out of state. These athletes include Cami Gilman (Lees Summit, Mo.), Jen McKiernan (Tinley Park, ...

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